What apprenticeships do we offer?

Banham Academy offers the fire emergency & security systems technician apprenticeship with the following details:

Role overview: Designing, installing and maintaining electronic systems to protect businesses, homes and properties against fires, break-ins and other emergencies.

Level: 3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical Length: 36 months

Entry Requirements: Set by employer


What will apprenticeships learn?

  • electrical and electronic principles – including codes of practice, commissioning, design criteria and installation, testing and maintenance techniques
  • installing, testing and maintaining different systems – including a range of fire, emergency and security systems
  • system technologies – including storing, retrieving, manipulating, transmitting and receiving electronic data across a range of information communication technology (ICT) applications
  • using ICT tools and equipment – including email, mobile devices, personal computers and web applications
  • communications – including communication styles and communicating in a clear, articulate and appropriate manner
  • specialist fire, security, fire and emergency lighting or fire and security technician skills
  • health and safety practices, regulations and legislation within fire, emergency and security environments – including environmental compliance

Are you eligible for a Banham Academy apprenticeship?

There are no qualifications required to join our apprenticeship programme. Before taking their end-point assessment, all apprentices must:

  • Achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)